Author Archives: Peter Kovacs

About Peter Kovacs

Peter Kovacs is the Co-Founder and Chief Social Evangelist of the Budapest-based startup www.IseeQ.eu, founder and main organizer of www.internationalgeektogether.com and former Talent Scout of prezi.com. On EU-Startups.com he writes about Hungarian startups and success stories and the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Budapest.

Meet the cream of the CEE startup ecosystems at CESAwards

The CEE startup ecosystems will gather at ‘Central European Startup Awards Grand Finale’ in Budapest on 30th May at Google Ground. Central European Startup Awards is non-profit initiative, the “Eurovision Contest of the Startup Ecosystems” in the CEE, has been happening … Continue reading

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Central European Startup Awards – let’s put our region on the map together

Central European Startup Awards is a series of events to recognise and celebrate the startup ecosystems of the region by finding the bests in six categories. Nominations are open until 23rd April 2014. The Startup Awards started as a concept … Continue reading

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MiniBrake – to make cycling safer for kids all over the world

The remote controlled bike brake to protect kids MiniBrake is a remote controlled bike brake system that is designed to protect kids. The device consists of two parts: a remote controller and a small brake attached to the rear end … Continue reading

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Doransky and the SmartMobil

I am personally really much impressed by everything that Mátyás Dobó, aka Doransky the blogger has achieved in the digital / startup scene in Hungary ever since I have been around. Being the Head of Product Development at Magyar Telekom … Continue reading

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Go Youth Conference – for the young entrepreneurs of Europe

GO Youth Conference is a pioneer event about entrepreneurship, youth innovation, idea exchange and innovative networking created by a group of young Portuguese entrepreneurs in 2012 to fill the gap of events that are purely focusing on the young generations. … Continue reading

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I Love Me – the app to playfully work on your mental wellbeing

Anne Pasdeloup, founder of the idea “I Love Me” graduated as a psychologist and while working at a Psychiatric Hospital she realized how dependent people with mental problems are on healthcare professionals. If they could have recognized their symptoms earlier, they … Continue reading

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AIRTAME, the best startup of CES 2014

AIRTAME, the Copenhagen based startup has just made it in Las Vegas by winning the “Best Startup” category of Engadget, while their (still running) Indiegogo campaign also made them the most successful crowdfunding startup of Denmark. I was having a … Continue reading

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BrickVisual – the visualised architecture

I had the chance to meet the 3 founders of BrickVisual, Attila, András and Josi at their new office, an amazing loft in the Buda side of the capital of Hungary, with a huge piano in the middle of the space. EU-Startups: What’s your … Continue reading

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Saving lives while building an amazing community

We had the chance to get to know Gergely Zsigmond Racz, PhD student at University of Cambridge when travelling to the campus for the first Hungarian Innovation & High-Tech Investment Forum with my colleague, Balazs Komar. Soon it turned out … Continue reading

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Gawker Media – from Gizmodo to Kinja

It was a rainy Monday afternoon when I had the lunch with Keki and eszpee at the restaurant called Platz in Budapest downtown. EU-Startups: Let me start with this: what is Gawker Media? eszpee & Keki: We are an US-based media/tech company, running 8 … Continue reading

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